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Final Cut Pro X is a video editing and movie making software application created by Apple for OS X.   Unlike previously released versions of the video editing program Final Cut, Final Cut Pro X is an all-new application.   It has been designed from scratch as opposed to redesigned.   It also offers features and abilities not found in its predecessor, Final Cut Pro or Final Cut Studio.  Final Cut Pro X is a trackless 64-bit application that can use all cores for processing.  

This course is for anyone who wants to learn Final Cut Pro X.  It doesn't matter if you already have experience with Final Cut Pro X or are a complete newbie to the software.   We will teach you the program from beginning to end so that anyone, regardless of experience, learns all that they need to know to successfully use the program. 

This course will teach you how to:

·     Navigate the Final Cut Pro X interface

·     Import images, videos, and audio from your computer, iTunes, and more

·     Analyze and transcode imported media

·     Create a camera archive

·     How to create and organize events

·     Organize clips into events

·     Create collections

·     Start new projects

·     Add clips to the Timeline by dragging and using the toolbar

·     Use the primary and secondary storylines

·     Connect clips

·     Create compound clips

·     Perform edits to clips on the Timeline

·     Add audio to the Timeline

·     Detach audio from video

·     Using the audio meters

·     Panning audio

·     Recording narration

·     Perform color correction on clips

·     Add effects to images, video, and audio

·     Add transitions

·     Add text to clips

·     Insert a generator

·     Use keyframes to create animation

·     Export and publish your finished project

·     And more

 

 

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Lesson 1: Introduction to Final Cut Pro X

Final Cut Pro X is a video editing software application created by Apple for OS X. Unlike previously released versions of the video editing program Final Cut, Final Cut Pro X is an all-new application. 110 Total Points
  • Lesson 1 Video
  • Complete: Assignment 1
  • Complete: Exam 1

Lesson 2: Importing Media

In this lesson, we are going to learn how to import media from various sources, including cameras, iPhones, iPads, and local drives. 110 Total Points
  • Lesson 2 Video
  • Review Article: Final Cut Pro X: Import preferences
  • Complete: Assignment 2
  • Complete: Exam 2

Lesson 3: Organizing Media in Final Cut Pro X

Each event in Final Cut Pro X represents a folder on your computer that contains the original source media, any render files, as well as a database file that helps Final Cut Pro X keep track of everything. 110 Total Points
  • Lesson 3 Video
  • Review Article: Managing Media with Final Cut Pro x Libraries
  • Complete: Assignment 3
  • Complete: Exam 3

Lesson 4: Getting Started with a Project

In order to create or edit a video in Final Cut Pro X, you must first create a project. A project contains all the media you use and all the edits that you make. 110 Total Points
  • Lesson 4 Video
  • Complete: Assignment 4
  • Complete: Exam 4

Lesson 5: Editing Clips in the Timeline

In this lesson, we are going to focus on cutting and trimming clips, then move on to advanced editing techniques later in the course. 110 Total Points
  • Lesson 5 Video
  • Complete: Assignment 5
  • Complete: Exam 5

Lesson 6: Working with Audio

You can analyze audio and fix sound problems, synch audio with video, adjust the volume, add effects, and much more. 110 Total Points
  • Lesson 6 Video
  • Complete: Assignment 6
  • Complete: Exam 6

Lesson 7: Color Correction

Color correction is an important part of any editing project. You use it primarily to remove color casts and ensure that each clip has a consistent look, lighting, and exposure. 110 Total Points
  • Lesson 7 Video
  • Complete: Assignment 7
  • Complete: Exam 7

Lesson 8: Using Transitions, Titles, and Generators

Titles tell us the name of the film, who is in it, and sometimes, in the case of foreign films or closed captioning, what an actor is saying. Transitions are often used to create a passage of time or change of scenery or of circumstance. 110 Total Points
  • Lesson 8 Video
  • Complete: Assignment 8
  • Complete: Exam 8

Lesson 9: Using Keyframes to Create Advanced Effects

In movie making programs such as Final Cut Pro X, keyframes are used to create animation. Keyframes allow you to animate special effects. 110 Total Points
  • Lesson 9 Video
  • Complete Assignment: Assognment 9
  • Complete: Exam 9

Lesson 10: Keying and Compositing

Compositing is defined as combining two images in a scene and making it appear as if they were shot together. Keying is also known as greenscreening or chromakeying. It involves replacing a color in an image with parts from a background image. 110 Total Points
  • Lesson 10 Video
  • Complete: Assignment 10
  • Complete: Exam 10

Lesson 11: Exporting and Sharing Projects

Final Cut Pro X offers you several preconfigured export settings (called destinations) that allow you to export your project as a QuickTime movie, as well as to Apple devices, Facebook, YouTube, and the list goes on. 165 Total Points
  • Lesson 11 Video
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  • Complete: Assignment 11
  • Complete: Exam 11
  • Complete: The Final Exam
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Course Title: Final Cut Pro X
Course Number: 8900350
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
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Course Type: Computer Skill
CEU Value: 1.0 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
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